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Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Melanie Horner

An interview with Melanie Horner of Firing Time Pottery in Brighton. Pronouns: she/ her Describe your business. Firing Time Pottery creates personalized ceramic clocks for all occasions and businesses! We also make baby announcement plates, house name plaques and yarn bowls and planters with a personality. Raku horsehair and feather are our specialty. Pottery classes and workshops for ages 5 – 95, so come and show your creativity! Workshops hosted at Firing Time studio in Brighton and other venues upon ...

Bringing BaSkateBowl to Belleville

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FRESH AND FUN Calling all aspiring Tony Hawks and Michael Jordans… this one’s for you! Belleville’s basketball and skateboarding communities just got a sweet new addition, the Mentos BaSkateBowl. This outdoor sporting facility fuses a basketball court with a skating bowl to create an entirely new space where never-seen-before tricks are certainly encouraged. YES TO FRESH Belleville’s Kiwanis Skatepark on Moira Street E received a pretty wicked upgrade (if we do say so, ourselves) with two brand new basketball ...

Meet The Farmers: Palliser Downs

Audrey and James Potts, owners of Palliser Downs Farms in Quinte West, standing side by side on their front porch.

WE’RE ‘BERRY’ EXCITED Haskap berries will be the next big thing, if you ask James and Audrey Potts. The couple, whose farm sits at the intersection of Frankford Road and Highway 62 in Quinte West, started growing this lesser-known berry a few years back. Things at Palliser Downs began with strawberries in 2005, but it’s been these oblong blue gems that are taking over their hearts (and orchards, since 2011). NEW TO HASKAPS? To say that the haskap (photographed ...

Young Entrepreneur: Myles Ramsay

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An interview with Myles Ramsay of Buzz Box Fun Kits. Describe your business. Buzz Box Fun Kits is a fun, safe, home-delivery solution for bored kids and busy parents in the Bay of Quinte area. I create themed activity kits for kids aged 4-10 that are designed to spark creativity, fun and active play. Our current themes include Unicorn Wishes, Be Your Own Superhero, Campfire Kids, Mermaid Magic, Backyard Bug Safari and Top Secret Spy. I started the business ...

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.